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After eat gassy food i.E 'petai', feel minor pain like poke by needle at centre of my chess but after burp, it subsided. Is this sign of heart attack?

After eat gassy food i.E 'petai', feel minor pain like poke by needle at centre of my chess but after burp, it subsided. Is this sign of heart attack?

Probably not: Do you have heartburn? A possible explanation is gerd. Acid reflux at the esophagus can give you al kind if symptoms even pressure chest pain imitating heart attack. As I can see you have at least 3 risk factors for cad. Have you have a stress test? If not get one to be sure your heart is ok. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more


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Can it be that a burping attack be related to a heart attack?

Can it be that a burping attack be related to a heart attack?

Less likely: More common with esophageal issues, reflux
hiatal hernia etc
but is a common thing, and two common things can happen together. ...Read more

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Does burping with chest pain signify a heart attack?

Hard to tell: Some patients with real heart attacks have associated sweating, nausea, burping, difficulty breathing. Not having these symptoms does not mean your not having a heart attack. Classic sudden onset of chest pain or pressure radiating to the jaw or down an arm is classic. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 22 and last night in bed, I had bad pain in centre of chest and couldn't stop burping was it heart attack or not?

What do you suggest if I am 22 and last night in bed, I had bad pain in centre of chest and couldn't stop burping was it heart attack or not?

Unlikely: Heart attacks are unlikely in 22 year olds without a prior history of heart disease or drug use. And they don't really cause burping. See a doctor if you are still concerned. ...Read more

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Sob, tightness in chest and under ribs. Feels like need to burp. If not heart attack what is it?

Sob, tightness in chest and under ribs. Feels like need to burp. If not heart attack what is it?

I see you are: Diabetic and smoker. 2 risk factors for coronary artery disease. If overweight then, 3 risk factors. I will r/o ischemic heart disease first with ekg and stress test. If negative acid reflux with esophageal muscle spam a possibility. See a doctor asap. ...Read more

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If I'm burping a lot and I'm taking Prilosec is that really acid reflux or a heart attack?

If I'm burping a lot and I'm taking Prilosec is that really acid reflux or a heart attack?

Not heart: Symptoms from coronary heart disease are uncommon under the age of 40. Those over 40 can sometimes MISTAKE the symptoms of heart for GERD: Severe pressure discomfort in center of chest, sometimes radiating to left arm or jaw or between shoulder blades. The pain is often described with a clenched fist: squeezing or "like an elephant sitting on my chest". Often associated with sweating>>GO TO ER!! ...Read more

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Chances of 31 female having a heart attack? Dull pain in upper back/burping/reflux also. Grandpa and father both had heart attacks at age 60.

Chances of 31 female having a heart attack? Dull pain in upper back/burping/reflux also. Grandpa and father both had heart attacks at age 60.

Rare but possible: Your risk is low if you don't smoke and your blood pressure is controlled, and you avoid drugs like cocaine. Because of your family history you should be evaluated in terms of lipid profile and cardiac evaluation but probably not necessary till you are closer to age 50 or menopause. ...Read more

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Is chest pressure due to heart attack likely to cause belching?

Is chest pressure due to heart attack likely to cause belching?

It can: Nausea vomiting and belching are frequently associated with heart attacks which can lead to delays on patients seeking treatment. ...Read more

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I have squeezing chest pressure and bleching. Heart attack? I have no left arm pain but keep belching and I am bloated.

I have squeezing chest pressure and bleching. Heart attack? I have no left arm pain but keep belching and I am bloated.

Chest pressure: If you are an 18 year old female, this decreases risk for a heart attack. However, squeezing chest pressure and belching can be symptoms for a heart attack or for angina. It you were an older man, I would likely recommend that you call 911. Please seek medical care if you your pain is not resolving or right away if you have any trouble breathing. ...Read more

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Ab pain w/bloating and belching that doesn't go away in the lower stomach. I have had dizziness/left arm tingling at times + fear heart attack. Er?

Ab pain w/bloating and belching that doesn't go away in the lower stomach. I have had dizziness/left arm tingling at times + fear heart attack. Er?

Abd bloating: Best to call your doctor and get a check up as soon as you can. Does not sound like a heart attack and it is better to see your doctor rather than go to the er. ...Read more

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What is the sign of a heart attack for men?

What is the sign of a heart attack for men?

Many, or none.: Heart attack symptoms include chest pain, arm pain, neck pain, jaw pain, sweating, shortness of breath, "heartburn" or abdominal pain, dizziness, lightheadedness or no symptoms. Call 9-1-1 if you experience these symptoms. ...Read more

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Help please! Is cheek pain the sign of a heart attack?

Help please! Is cheek pain the sign of a heart attack?

No.: No. LIkely a local problem. See an oral surgeon or ENT doc for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Would a chest pain that lasts for a few minutes without recurring be a sign of a heart attack or something else?

Chest pain transient: A pain such as you describe in a 16 y/o is likely to be intestinal gas or musculoskeletal in origin. In a much older patient a cardiac related cause might come into consideration. ...Read more

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Is tingling in the right arm a sign of a heart attack?

Is tingling in the right arm a sign of a heart attack?

No: Heart issues usually refer to left arm with usually chest and referred left arm pain, and rarely tingling. Your right arm issues more likely due to nerve proximally or distally. See your family doctor if persists or gets worse. ...Read more

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I get this weird mild Pain in my left arm that comes and goes, is that a sign of a heart attack?

I get this weird mild Pain in my left arm that comes and goes, is that a sign of a heart attack?

Highly unlikely: If you are a 21 year old generally healthy male it is unlikely that left arm pain is an "anginal equivalent" I.e. Due to inadequate blood supply to heart muscle. Things that would make it more likely to be cardiac in nature would be if it is mostly brought on by physical activity. Even if your arm pain is exertional it is unlikely to be cardiac in nature unless u have a strong family history ...Read more

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Hi, I have been experiencing some chest pressure (no pain) for the past two weeks. I'm 23, could this really be a sign of a heart attack?

Hi, I have been experiencing some chest pressure (no pain) for the past two weeks. I'm 23, could this really be a sign of a heart attack?

Probably not heart: Given your age and conditions, this could be gastroesophageal reflux disease. Usually symptoms worsens when lying down, particularly after a large late night meal. Risk factors for men in particular are obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption, NSAID use as well as dietary factors such as the intake of caffeinated beverages. Try antacids, changing eating habits, stopping ibuprofen, weight loss ...Read more

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I have a tingling numb feeling in my left four fingers. Is this a sign of a heart attack?

I have a tingling numb feeling in my left four fingers. Is this a sign of a heart attack?

Not usually: More likely nerve compression, but needs to check pulses, thoracic outlet, or central nervous system- stroke. ...Read more

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When a person goes into a cold sweat and wants throw-up is this a sign of a heart attack?

When a person goes into a cold sweat and wants throw-up is this a sign of a heart attack?

Nondiagnostic: Although these symptoms can be seen during a heart attack, they are nonspecific and can occur during other illnesses. A physician would take a thorough history and perform a physical exam, order appropriate tests and then make a diagnosis. If you're having these symptoms, it's important to call your physician for advice and evaluation. ...Read more

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Is left ring finger pain/numbness a sign of a heart attack?

Is left ring finger pain/numbness a sign of a heart attack?

Not at all: You more likely have a digital neuropathy or even early cubital tunnel. Regardless, see your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

A life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more